Awareness week aims to spread knowledge on infertility

Monday, April 20, 2015 12:59 p.m.

One out of every eight couples will experience infertility. National Infertility Awareness Week’s goal is to increase awareness about infertility and highlight steps couples can take to address this diagnosis. Dr. Stephanie Singleton of The Fertility Center of Charleston (TFCofC) explains, “There are a lot of beliefs about …

Select Health participates in Principal for a Day program

Thursday, April 16, 2015 4:48 p.m.

Executives from Select Health of South Carolina have participated in the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce Principal for a Day program since 2011. …

MEDcare Urgent Care Kicks Off the 2015 Sports Physical Challenge

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 7:00 a.m.

MEDcare Urgent Care, South Carolina’s largest, privately-owned urgent care provider, kicks off the 2015 Sports Physical Challenge today. This is the 4th year for the Challenge, runs through August 31, and rewards schools across the state with a $5 donation for every sports physical completed at one of MEDcare’s seven clinics.

MUSC celebrates Earth Day on Wednesday, April 15

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 12:44 p.m.

The event takes place at MUSC’s Horseshoe

Red Cross Volunteers Recognized During National Volunteer Week

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 12:34 p.m.

More than 1,100 volunteers provide care, comfort, and hope in the Lowcountry

SCE&G names Neuro-Technology Workstation at Wendy and Keith Wellin Neuro Stroke Unit at Roper Rehabilitation Hospital

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 12:32 p.m.

SCE&G presented a $150,000 check to Roper St. Francis Hospital for the Roper Rehabilitation Hospital Neuroscience and Stroke Center. The …

Run to overcome childhood obesity

Monday, April 13, 2015 7:00 a.m.

The NFL’s Barry Richardson and MUSC’s Heart Health Program will host a family 5K fun run/walk for childhood obesity awareness Saturday, June 13, in Charleston.

Vitamin D Project aims to improve birth outcomes in Charleston and Columbia

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 12:02 p.m.

Vitamin D testing, monitoring and supplements to be available to pregnant women at no cost

Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center Parking Garage Ground Breaking Friday

Monday, March 23, 2015 11:59 a.m.

Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center will begin construction on the two story parking garage in the Spring of 2015. The new parking facility will be located on the south side of the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center located at 109 Bee Street, Charleston, SC 29401.

Red Cross calls on everyday heroes to give blood

Monday, March 23, 2015 11:00 a.m.

March is Red Cross Month, and the Red Cross is calling on ordinary people to become everyday heroes by giving blood. Join News 2 and 1250 WTMA for the Blood Drive Blitz on March 19, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., at the Omar Shrine Center, 176 Patriots Point St. in Mount Pleasant, and Summerville Baptist Church, 417 Central Ave. in Summerville.

Treatments available for endometriosis

Saturday, March 21, 2015 10:52 a.m.

Experts say that couples who are trying to conceive and are unsuccessful should consult a fertility specialist after six months. There are some silent but treatable medical conditions that could be to blame, like endometriosis. March is National Endometriosis Awareness Month.

Hollings Cancer Center sponsors 5th Annual Community Compass Project

Thursday, March 19, 2015 4:44 p.m.

Free Health Awareness Program to feature

New health program offers outdoor fun

Thursday, March 12, 2015 1:00 p.m.

The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is proud to announce a partnership with Roper St. Francis Physicians Endowment to launch a health and wellness program called Move IT! Charleston County. This partnership leverages the medical expertise of physicians and organizations like the American College of Sports Medicine and the …

The NFL’s Barry Richardson and MUSC’s Heart Health program host family 5K FUN run/walk

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 10:36 a.m.

35.1% of children in South Carolina ages 2-17 are overweight or obese. This event will be the start of ongoing change to improve the statistics. Come run or walk to join in the fight against childhood obesity. This event is a 5K run/walk that will raise funds to benefit the Heart Health Program of MUSC’s Children’s Hospital and the …

MUSC trauma center achieves highest national designation

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 2:28 p.m.

American College of Surgeons verifies program for second time

The best physicians in the field of infertility and egg donation come to Charleston to discuss high-tech advancements

Thursday, March 5, 2015 11:00 a.m.

One of the most important medical conferences in North America focusing on the field of Infertility Medicine is being hosted by Charleston’s own Coastal Fertility Specialists, March 5 – 8, 2015 at Belmond Charleston Place Hotel.

Researchers find new therapy benefits stroke patients

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 9:37 a.m.

Researchers have completed an international randomized controlled trial showing that a specialized clot retrieval procedure, known as endovascular treatment (ET), can dramatically improve patient outcomes after an acute ischemic stroke. The study, led by researchers at the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) and including MUSC …

College of Nursing ranked 14th in NIH research funding

Friday, February 27, 2015 10:00 a.m.

College continues to improve quality of health care and the advancement of nursing research

MUSC approved for $2.6 million by Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute

Thursday, February 26, 2015 10:44 a.m.

Researchers to tackle lower back pain affecting millions of Americans

Dancing with the Stars Oxygen Ball supports lung health

Monday, February 23, 2015 7:00 a.m.

Five local celebrities have been named for the seventh annual Lowcountry Dancing with the Stars Oxygen Ball, which returns to the Charleston Marriott on March 13. The event raises funds for the American Lung Association (ALA) in South Carolina to provide lung health programs and advocacy in the coastal South Carolina region.

Town to host ribbon cutting at Charleston Health, Business to offer giveaways

Monday, February 23, 2015 7:03 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Town Council members will attend a ribbon cutting ceremony at Your Charleston Health, a holistic, wellness focused chiropractic office, located at 454 West Coleman Blvd. (behind the State Farm) on Saturday February 28, 2015, from 11am-2pm. The ceremony is part of a Grand Opening Celebration.

Cares for Kids Radiothon raises $192K in two days

Sunday, February 22, 2015 7:00 a.m.

MUSC Children’s Hospital, one of the top children’s hospitals in the country, partnered with two Lowcountry radio stations, 103.5 WEZL …

Children’s Hospital rolls out largest fundraising effort in history

Friday, February 20, 2015 9:40 a.m.

Darius and Beth Rucker ask community to join in effort to build new hospital

Benefitfocus unveils new building – Gov. Haley, Mayor Riley attend ribbon cutting

Thursday, February 19, 2015 6:21 p.m.

With Gov. Nikki Haley and Mayor Joe Riley to his left and right, Benefitfocus co-founder Shawn Jenkins stands before the company’s brand-new …

Trident Health responds to Berkeley County Court ruling

Thursday, February 19, 2015 11:12 a.m.

Trident Health CEO Todd Gallati has issued a statement regarding the court ruling by the South Carolina Court of Appeals which favors two Certificate of Need applications representing both Trident Health and Roper St. Francis. The applications seek to build identical 50-bed hospitals 11 miles apart on Hwy 17A in Berkeley County.

Don’t overlook free seminar on dry eye

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 9:13 a.m.

The Vision Center at Seaside Farms and Planet Ballroom have joined forces to bring locals a free seminar on dry eye.

College of Nursing dean appointed to national mental health board

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 2:02 p.m.

Gail W. Stuart, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of the MUSC College of Nursing, has been appointed to a four-year term on the National Advisory Council of the …

Charleston Dentists provide free care day to local uninsured children

Monday, February 16, 2015 9:36 a.m.

Kool Smiles “Sharing Smiles” Sunday Event Gives Children a Reason to Smile

Hormones key to happy, healthy heart

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 11:08 a.m.

Dr. Rhett examines link between hormone levels and heart disease risk

BlueChoice Medicaid Funds Members to Join Girl Scouts in South Carolina

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:56 a.m.

Thanks to an agreement between the two Girl Scout councils in South Carolina and BlueChoiceŽ HealthPlan Medicaid, girls across the state will have a greater opportunity to participate in Girl Scouting.

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